Samsung's CEO has been spotted using the Galaxy Note 9 in public

Samsung's CEO has been spotted using the Galaxy Note 9 in public
With just over three weeks to go before the Galaxy Note 9 becomes official, Samsung’s own CEO DJ Koh has been spotted in public using the next-generation smartphone, confirming its biggest design modification.

Although the image in question fails to reveal too many details about the smartphone other than its compatibility with an S Pen, the particular device in use by the CEO sports a case that clearly includes the cut-out for the new rear layout which includes a horizontal dual-camera setup and a fingerprint scanner placed just below. Aside from this sensor placement modification, though, the new smartphone is expected to resemble last year’s Galaxy Note 8 quite closely. In fact, from the front, only a small reduction in the size of the bottom bezel will differentiate them. However, Samsung is expected to offer the new flagship in an expanded range of colors, of which some may ship with contrasting S Pens – the blue Galaxy Note 9 looks set to include a gold S Pen.

Switching the focus over to the internal specifications, the Exynos 9810 processor that is included inside this year’s Galaxy S9 series will be making a return inside the international offering, while the US will once again receive the Snapdragon 845. Coupled with either processor will be 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, although rumors have pointed towards a variant with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage for release in a limited number of markets such as China. Also, on the software side of things, Android 8.1 Oreo will ship straight out of the box with the latest version of Samsung Experience on top, while all of this looks set to be powered by a very respectable 4,000mAh battery.

In terms of pricing and availability, the Galaxy Note 9 should start at around $960 in the US, falling in line with last year’s Galaxy Note 8, and is expected to be available for pre-order towards the middle of August, followed by Shipments on the 24th.

source: SamMobile

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  • Display 6.4" 1440 x 2960 pixels
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  • Battery 4000 mAh(29h 3G talk time)

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23 Comments

1. L0n3n1nja

Posts: 1581; Member since: Jul 12, 2016

Funny reading an article about people spotting the Note 9 in public, right after reading an article and comments that it's the same design.

2. DolmioMan

Posts: 345; Member since: Jan 08, 2018

New camera layout I assume.

12. Y.S.L..

Posts: 232; Member since: Jul 03, 2018

Do you change your home every 2 years Do car manufactures change car design every 2 years No they dont I loved the s6E to be the S9 design I loved the Note 4 design to be n9 You must got bored with wife and seeing the same thing every year You must have 10 kids and 10 wifes

21. phaneendra_92

Posts: 64; Member since: Oct 12, 2013

When built a second or third home i dont design same as first home dude..... Bcoz i am paying for building new home...

23. mixedfish

Posts: 1563; Member since: Nov 17, 2013

Yeah, but maybe he has a car, home and wife that costs only $1000.

3. apple-rulz

Posts: 2198; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

Then when he’s done with the staged photo shoot, Samsung’s chairman will go back to using an iPhone as his personal device. #facts #bro #mydude

4. doublestandardz

Posts: 103; Member since: Jul 06, 2018

exactly what i was going to say! +100 to you~

9. sissy246

Posts: 7129; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Guess you are not to bright either. Or this is you apple-rulz with your new account.

5. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3109; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Why would he use other competitors devices? This doesn't make sense.

6. NateDiaz

Posts: 1092; Member since: Mar 03, 2018

Comment of the year.

7. sissy246

Posts: 7129; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

LMFAO #fact You are not to bright if you think that.

8. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

Lol so true! BTW it's hard to recognize the phone as it has the exact same design of the Note 8. Shall we call the new Note phone the Galaxy Note 8s ??

10. sissy246

Posts: 7129; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

You mean just like you can't tell a i6 from a i7 from a i8.

11. DolmioMan

Posts: 345; Member since: Jan 08, 2018

The design is different enough, the front is the only unchanged part.

13. Y.S.L..

Posts: 232; Member since: Jul 03, 2018

To be fair, you have to have a very high IQ to understand Android phones. The OS is extremely subtle, and without a solid grasp of theoretical physics most of the features will go over a typical user’s head. Baaaaaa

20. youssef44

Posts: 547; Member since: Apr 29, 2014

I don't think he will prefer to use a boring phone and he is already CEO of the biggest smartphone's company

14. dimas

Posts: 3394; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Seen in public! Horizontal cameras! AI-powered processors that can read your brain! Cool gestures that can give your old parents technophobia! And the most important thing, headphone jack! Phone market is too saturated every little details are being hyped by media these days.

16. Trex95

Posts: 2383; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

I think it’s an iPhone 8 Plus XD hahah.

17. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Look at him, does not seem happy. He needs new phone now

18. kiko007

Posts: 7520; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

He doesn’t look happy because Korean business men never look happy. Ever.

19. apple-rulz

Posts: 2198; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

I’d be happy with that woman next to me! She’d be grossed out, but I’d like it.

22. kiko007

Posts: 7520; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Lmao... guess that’s true.

25. Y.S.L..

Posts: 232; Member since: Jul 03, 2018

Is love her too. And kikoo would go for the guy lol.....

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